Crontab and adjkerntz.

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Tue Aug 26 16:51:22 UTC 2008

Andrew D wrote:
> Leslie Jensen wrote:
>> I have a machine that only runs during office hours. I've rescheduled 
>> the periodic jobs in crontab so that they run when the machine is on.
>> My question is can I reschedule the  adjkerntz job as well, without 
>> causing any problems? I'm concerned because the job is set to run 12 
>> times during night time, and I'm thinking that maybe it's a resource 
>> hog and therefore it's not advisible to run it when one uses the machine?
> adjkerntz is used for adjusting the time when daylight savings starts 
> and finishes.  I wouldn't worry about it as the system runs it on boot up.

... and if your CMOS clock is set to UTC, then adjkerntz is a no-op anyhow.



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